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The most common cause of acute pancreatitis in western populations is: a) Alcohol; b) Gallstones; c) Drugs; d) Hypertriglyceridemia (high triglycerides fatty molecule and can cause cholesterol level problems; e) Obestity; f) High sugar diet g) Sugar Diabetes h) Genetics (if other people in the family have it.) i) pancreas injuries; j) mumps;

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Q: What could cause chronic recurring Pancreatitis in a young healthy woman?
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What could beer cause?

Beer can cause liver disease, malabsorption, chronic pancreatitis,etc. Its common cause is cancer.

How can I describe chronic pancreatitis?

Chronic Pancreantitis is a disease that alters the shape and function of the Pancreas. This can cause multiple different organ failures and harmful sicknesses.

Can pancreatitis cause lethargy?

Pancreatitis in cats may cause lethargy.

What is the cause of hypertrophied turbinates?

Chronic rhinitis. The turbinates lose normal elastic ability due to recurring inflammation.

Do diseases or disorder affect the pancreas?

Pancreatic cancer, diabetes (. both type one and type two), cystic fibrosis, and acute and chronic pancreatitis. The cause of the cancer is not known. Cause of the type one diabetes is damage of beta cells by antibody formation secondary to viral infection. Pancreatitis is due to chronic alcoholism.

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Could pancreatitis occur from a fall?

Not likely. There are a number of causes of acute pancreatitis. The most common, however, are gallbladder disease and alcoholism. These two diseases are responsible for more than 80% of all hospitalizations for acute pancreatitis. Heavy alcohol use over many years is a leading cause of chronic pancreatitis. Excessive alcohol may also cause an acute attack. Why some people get the disease while most don't is uncertain. It's also unclear how alcohol damages the pancreas. One theory is that excessive alcohol leads to protein plugs - precursors to small stones - that form in the pancreas and block parts of the pancreatic duct. Another theory is that alcohol directly injures pancreatic tissues. Gallstones form from a buildup of material within your gallbladder, another organ in your abdomen. A gallstone can block the pancreatic duct, trapping digestive juices inside the pancreas. Pancreatitis due to gallstones tends to occur most often in women older than 50 years. A leading cause of acute pancreatitis is gallstones. Sometimes these stones migrate out of the gallbladder through the common bile duct, which merges with the pancreatic duct near the entrance to the duodenum. At this junction, gallstones can lodge in or near the pancreatic duct and block the flow of pancreatic juices into the duodenum. Digestive enzymes become active in the pancreas instead of in the digestive tract, causing acute pancreatitis. Pancreatitis from alcohol use usually occurs in men who have been chronic alcohol drinkers for at least 5-7 years. Most chronic pancreatitis is due to alcohol abuse. It is often already chronic the first time the person seeks medical attention (usually for severe pain). Other conditions that may lead to acute pancreatitis include calcium deposits or stones that can block the pancreatic or common bile duct, increased levels of blood fats (triglycerides) or of calcium in the blood (hypercalcemia), structural abnormalities of the pancreas, abdominal trauma or major surgery, bacterial or viral infection, such as the mumps. A complication of acute pancreatitis, such as narrowing of the pancreatic duct, can lead to chronic pancreatitis. Sometimes, young adults with cystic fibrosis and associated gene abnormalities develop episodes of chronic pancreatitis. Some people are born with a hereditary form of the disease that can cause attacks in childhood or adolescence.

What causes high amylase in cats?

A few things can cause high amylase levels in cats. Acute pancreatitis, chronic renal insufficiency, decreased GFR or an obstructed bowel could all be causes.

What causes high amylase levels in cats?

A few things can cause high amylase levels in cats. Acute pancreatitis, chronic renal insufficiency, decreased GFR or an obstructed bowel could all be causes.

What types of health problems cause diarrhea?

The main cause of diarrhea is food poisoning. Other culprits can also be medicine and stress, although they are rare. Some chronic conditions that trigger diarrhea are Irritable Bowel syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Celiac Disease, Diabetes, Hyeperthyroidism, Chronic pancreatitis Disease, and Chronic Pacreatitis.

Can GERD cause or lead to pancreatitis is there any relationship between the two?

GERD (gastroesophagel reflux disease) is not related to the development of pancreatitis, or vice versa.

What would cause pancreatitis to reoccur?

1. Improper TreatmentIf the pancreatitis was originally treated improperly or not sufficiently, it could come back before it's completely cleared up. Hospitalization is often the best way to get treatment. While less severe cases can be treated at home, quick IV fluids, rest, pain medication and no food or water tend to heal it much more quickly.2. Rushing or Inadequate Recovery TimeNot allowing yourself enough rest after the condition clears may also result in it coming back. Patients should ease into heavy liquids and solid foods. Fatty and acidic food should also be avoided after pancreatitis.3. Chronic PancreatitisIf the above two possibilities don't describe the conditions and you have, perhaps, made a fine recovery a while back and the symptoms have resurfaced later, there is always the chance of chronic pancreatitis. Patients with chronic pancreatitis usually present with persistent abdominal pain or steatorrhea resulting from malabsorption of the fats in food, as well as severe nausea. Diabetes is a common complication due to the chronic pancreatic damage and may require treatment with insulin. Some patients with chronic pancreatitis look very sick, while others don't appear to be unhealthy at all.